This generally uninspired mashup of "Ghostbusters" and "Men in Black" benefits from a hilariously free-associative performance by Jeff Bridges.
Men In Black
After an over three year hiatus from the big screen, Will Smith stepped back into feature films this year in a very profitable way.
Who you gonna call if you're Sony Pictures and you want to reboot the lucrative "Ghostbusters" franchise? How about "Men in Black 3" scribe Etan Cohen, who has been tapped to rewrite "Ghostbusters 3"…
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Many of Memorial Day weekend's moviegoers will be back in black -- though likely not enough to keep four-day holiday totals up to scratch with 2011.
Perhaps the best that can be said for the years-in-the-works "Men in Black 3" is that its prolonged, difficult development rarely leaves visible scars on the finished product.
The "Black" installment will reteam Smith and director Barry Sonnenfeld.
In a long-anticipated move, Columbia Pictures is pushing forward with a third installment in the "Men in Black" franchise.